Joan

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Joan

1. known as the Fair Maid of Kent. 1328--85, wife of Edward the Black Prince; mother of Richard II
2. Pope legendary female pope, first mentioned in the 13th century: said to have been elected while disguised as a man and to have died in childbirth

Joan

of Arc, St. (1412–1431) heroically followed call to save France. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 187]